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Handbook makes space for affinity groups

Handbook makes space for affinity groups

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

October 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS

For the first time, the student handbook includes a section about the policies and practices for student affinity groups.

Students dance and party during Cinco de Mayo celebration

Students dance and party during Cinco de Mayo celebration

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Latin dancing and the destruction of a piñata were highlights of the Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 1.

Common Ground intimately calls for social change

Common Ground intimately calls for social change

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS

On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community.

Common Ground promotes awareness of African American figures

Common Ground promotes awareness of African American figures

Sharee Roman, Photographer

February 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Common ground encoirages the SPA community to discuss African American contributions throughout the year, not just during Black History Month.

Letter campaign protests DACA repeal

Letter campaign protests DACA repeal

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Intercultural Club, Black and Brown Girls, and Common Ground partnered in a letter writing campaign on Sept. 15-16 to protest the DACA repeal.

Students have their say in Common Ground meetings

Students have their say in Common Ground meetings

Michael Forsgren, Sports Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Students had the chance to share thoughts about the SPA community in advisory meetings held by Common Ground.

Common Ground monologues offer interactive engagement with diversity

The Rubicon Video, YouTube

May 17, 2016


Filed under VIDEOS

Eleven performers engaged the audience with elements of participation interwoven through personal stories.

Common Ground embraces diversity and inclusivity with monologues

Common Ground embraces diversity and inclusivity with monologues

Noor Qureishy, InDepth Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under FEATURE, RECENT STORIES

All students can sign up for monologues.

Siddiqui performs for MLK assembly

Siddiqui performs for MLK assembly

Arts in Brief

January 11, 2016


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Aamera Siddiqui performed excerpts of her one woman play, "American as Curry Pie."

Intercultural Club, Common Ground, and Student Political Union facilitate a discussion on Ferguson

Intercultural Club, Common Ground, and Student Political Union facilitate a discussion on Ferguson

Diane Huang, Online Chief Visual Editor

October 11, 2014


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Around the country, protests, media coverage, and social media spoke loudly about the riots and police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri. Despite this, the SPA community has been rather silent. In response to this, the Intercultural Club and Student Political Union facilitated a discussion on Ferguson on Oct. 8.

Common Ground shares stories of identity at assembly

Common Ground shares stories of identity at assembly

Lucy Li and Emily Thissen

April 15, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Each question brought forth an anecdote about identity. The stories ranged from senior Sam Carlson's experiences with expectations for his hairstyle to junior Isabella LaBlanc's struggles with Native American stereotypes. “I thought it would be scary [to share my monologue in front of everyone],...

Common Ground presents at Faculty Diversity Forum

Common Ground presents at Faculty Diversity Forum

Kathryn Campbell, Adviser

March 13, 2014


Filed under NEWS

It began with a chorus of voices and  four words: "What's in a name?" Students from the Common Ground Affinity Group shared personal stories of identity and struggle at the Middle and Upper School Faculty Diversity Forum on Mar. 11.  The performance was hosted by the Diversity & Inclusion Committee,...